|Jenna Allard on the Solidarity Economy Network - Jenna Allard, encuentro5|
Jenna Allard provided a brief introduction to the Solidarity Economy Network and its relationship to the World Social Forum process. The first part of the recording is damaged and fades in...
Keywords: Solidarity Economy; World Social Forum; Globalization
|Solidarity Economy as a strategy for changing the economy - Austin Time Exchange Network|
The Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) sector has gained strength in the last years, at the national, continental and international level, as a fundamental approach in building an alternate globalisation. The workshop will focus on both the conceptual aspects and networking strategies in building this other world. The International Network for the Promotion of the Social Solidarity Economy (RIPESS) is now pursuing this effort in the steps of international meetings held in Lima (1997), Quebec (2...
Keywords: ussf; ussf2007; solidarity economy; time bank; lets
|Solidarity Economy Committee of New Orleans Explores Local Alternatives to the Dominant Economic Model - The Gillespie Memorial Community Breakfast|
A talk about the available alternatives to traditional economic models, including cooperative businesses, timebanking, and housing co-ops.
Keywords: Solidarity Economy Committee of New Orleans; alternative economies; Occupy New Orleans; cooperatives; timebanking
|Rag Radio - 2010-07-20 / Activist Carl Davidson on U.S. Social Forum - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
-Carl Davidson is a widely known writer and political activist. He is active in the Solidarity Economy Movement and is national co-chair of the Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism (CCDS), and is webmaster of Progressives for Obama. Carl was a leader of the 60s New Left, a national officer of SDS, and editor of the Guardian. We discuss the World Social Forum movement and the recent U.S...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Carl Davidson; U.S. Social Forum; SDS; New Left; Socialism; Activists; Solidarity Economy
|Emily Kawano: Solidarity Economy, at Financial Permaculture 2013 Homestead - Patrick Gibbs|
Emily Kawano draws forth our visions of thriving communities, explains how they resonate with Solidarity Economy ethics, how they require that we go beyond capitalism, and how we already do that every day. Keynote 1 at the 2013 Financial Permaculture & Local Business Summit hosted by Earth Learning in Homestead, Florida, USA. Read Emily's bio at http://www.financialpermaculture.com/courses/2013miami/team/finance#emily-kawano , read a blog post about this presentation at http://www.financialperma...
Keywords: fpc2013homestead; financial permaculture; solidarity economy; capitalism; economics; popular education
|Pasqualino Colombaro on the European Social Forum in Malmo, September 2008 - Pasqalino Colombaro, encuentro5|
Pasqualino Colombaro provides a review of the European Social Forum that was held in Malmo, Sweden, during September 2008.
Keywords: European Social Forum; Labor; Globalization; Solidarity Economy; Global Economic Alternatives Network; GEAN; encuentro5; altecon.org
|140401 000 - RadyoITIM 107.9 FM|
2nd Day of CIVLab Radio Show with Melissa Gibson on Solidarity Economy: The Case of Bantayan Back to Sea Project. CIVLab Radio Show is a program by pirate radio RadyoITIM 107.9 FM. This pirate radio broadcast is an element of an installation piece entitled "Dystopic Future Memory" - an undergraduate thesis at Studio Arts Department, U.P. College of Fine Arts. This pirate broadcast is powered by WSK.FM...
Keywords: bantayan; civlab; melissa gibson; tigra; randy nobleza; tengal; wsk; jong pairez; solidarity economy; pirate; economics; cebu; einstein chakras; philippines
|Bread&RosesRadioWorkerCoops9.17.11 - Joel Saxe|
As the Obama administration advances a program to counter unemployment by providing incentives to corporations to create jobs, there is no consideration of channeling working peoples tax dollars into worker cooperatives. Interviews with Rob Witherell of the United Steel Workers and Emily Kiwano of the Center for Popular Economics provide successful examples of worker-owned and democratically operated enterprises in Mondragon, Spain, the U.S., and wider efforts to create a Solidarity Economy.
Keywords: Bread and Roses Radio; Worker Coops; Solidarity Economy; United Steel Workers; Center for Popular Economics; Mondragon Cooperatives; Evergreen Cooperatives; Rob Witherell; Emily Kiwano
|Raul Zibechi: Dispersing Power, at Encuentro 5 - Encuentro 5|
Monday, November 8, 2010, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m. Join Uruguayan activist-intellectual and journalist, RaÃºl Zibechi, for a wide-ranging conversation about social movements and social change. The point of departure is his latest work, Dispersing Power: Social Movements as Anti-State Forces. It considers the largely indigenous social movements organizing in El Alto, Bolivia that both brought Evo Morales to state power and continue their challenges to the state...
Keywords: Raul Zibechi alternative economies Americas cooperatives culture democratic socialism economic rights global justice international solidarity marxism organizing social movements socialism solidarity solidarity economy strategy
|Worker Collectives in Western Mass., Bread and Roses Show - Joel Saxe|
The challenges and possibilities facing worker-owner cooperatives in Western Massachusetts and world-wide are featured in a November 12, 2010 broadcast of the Bread & Roses Show on Valley Free Radio, WXOJ, 103.3FM, valleyfreeradio.org One of the only worker-run bookstores in U.S., Food for Thought Books in Amherst, MA faces serious economic challenges. Collective member Javiera Benavente outlines the situation and the bookstoreâs history and role as a center for progressive information and cult...
Keywords: worker collectives; Western Massachusetts; solidarity economy; Food for Thought Bookstore; Center for Popular Economics; Bread and Roses Show; Valley Free Radio